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News Releases for Arts and Humanities

IUPUI, School of Education co-sponsoring 'Conversations About Education'

Pat RoganMarch 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- This month, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the IU School of Education at IUPUI and the Indianapolis Public Library will co-sponsor a series of three forums focusing on educational issues.

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Bradbury center director headlines Ray Bradbury Weekend events March 22 and 23

Jon EllerMarch 6, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Jon Eller, professor of English, director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies and senior textual editor of the Institute for American Thought in the IU School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, will be the featured speaker during a weekend-long celebration of Ray Bradbury. All events are free and open to the public.

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IUPUI museum studies students to help preserve public and private collectibles

March 5, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Students in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis museum studies program, part of the School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI, are conducting two community outreach events in Indianapolis to help promote better preservation and care of treasures found in both private and public collections.

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Plaster replicas of Parthenon frieze find second life at Herron

Jennifer LeeFebruary 28, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Plaster replicas of the running frieze created to adorn the most iconic symbol of classical antiquity are once again teaching tools and objets d’art for certain students and professors at Herron School of Art and Design, part of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus.

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Gift to IU School of Philanthropy will create nation's first endowed chair in women's philanthropy

Women's PhilanthropyFebruary 20, 2013 — Eileen Lamb O’Gara Chair will increase understanding of the key role women play in philanthropy

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IUPUI students help Indianapolis Public Library develop community-based ESL program for adults

English ClassesFebruary 20, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Indianapolis Public Library was looking to offer free, monthlong, theme-based ESL classes to the city's adult immigrants and language learners, it turned to IUPUI for help.

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A conversation with Gaye Todd Adegbalola, 2013 Taylor Symposium speaker

Gaye Todd AdegbalolaFebruary 20, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- Educator and activist Gaye Todd Adegbalola is the keynote luncheon speaker for the annual Joseph T. Taylor Symposium at noon Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the IUPUI Campus Center. In a phone interview, Adegbalola discussed a variety of subjects, including her symposium presentation, which will be a combination of lecture and musical performance.

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IU receives National Science Foundation grant to engage in multidisciplinary research

2012 Angel Mounds DigFebruary 13, 2013 — Project at Angel Mounds State Historic Site will offer training in archaeology, geophysics, geoarchaeology and geochemistry

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Indianapolis hosts another world-premiere Shakespeare event this month

Measure for MeasureFebruary 5, 2013 — Hoosier Bard Productions, the theatrical arm of the New Oxford Shakespeare project in the School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, takes to the stage this month for a two-weekend premiere of two back-to-back versions of "Measure for Measure" at the IndyFringe Basile Theatre, 719 E. St. Clair St.

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Alison Bechdel to be featured in IUPUI Arts and Humanities Lecture Series and Rufus & Louis Reiberg Reading Series

Alison BechdelFebruary 4, 2013 — INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Arts and Humanities Institute Lecture Series and the Rufus & Louis Reiberg Reading Series are co-hosting a lecture featuring nationally acclaimed cartoonist/writer and LGBT advocate Alison Bechdel. Bechdel’s presentation takes place Thursday, Feb. 28, 7 p.m., in the Dean and Barbara White Auditorium at the Indiana State Museum.

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